A serene climate, thousands of miles of coastline and a unique cultural and historical heritage make Spain a recognized name as one of the best holiday destinations in the world. Despite its size, the country is full of exciting cultural traditions and a well-established food scene.
Imagine taking a revitalizing siesta in the gentle Mediterranean breeze, engaging in a passionate flamenco dance, or pairing a fruity Rioja wine with local seafood tapas while enjoying the sunsets fascinating or starry nights of the Balearic Islands.
When you are looking for a peaceful and quiet break away from the ordinary, the Mediterranean coast of the Iberian Peninsula is what you are aiming for.
Start planning your visit with a selection of the best hotels along the coast of this fascinating region, which combines some of the most beautiful beaches in the country, breathtaking national parks, sprawling vineyards and traditional white villages to offer a idyllic Andalusian adventure.
1. W Barcelona, Barcelona
Known locally for its form of Hotel Vela (Sail Hotel), this five-star resort is located directly on the beach along the promenade of Barceloneta, with its 473 rooms almost surrounded by the Mediterranean Sea and also offering superb views of Barcelona.
The style here is not for the humble. A trendy neon scene with artistic accents surprises you as soon as you enter the Crystal Tower.
If you have a thing for juices and smoothies, you’ll delight in the unusual variety of locally crafted flavors that really complement activities such as a stroll on the beach or relaxing in the hotel spa after sightseeing. rewarding experience of one of the most beautiful cities in Spain. dynamic cities.
2. Kempinski Hotel Bahia Estepona, Andalusia
The Kempinski Hotel Bahia is one of the most elegant hotels on the Spanish southeast coast. The hotel offers a wide variety of rooms, a luxury spa, crystal clear swimming pools and numerous restaurants where you can enjoy delicious local seafood.
Its location near the cities of Ronda Sevilla and Malaga is unbeatable and offers the possibility of immersing yourself in a cultural bath in some of the most historic cities in Spain. If golf is your game, you can line up at one of Europe’s finest golf courses just a short drive away.
3. The St. Regis Mardavall, Mallorca Island
Perched between the cliffs and the port of Puerto Portals, St Regis Mardavall in Costa d’en Blanes is one of the best hotels on the Balearic island of Majorca.
Home to 125 elegant rooms and suites, this exceptional resort offers a gourmet dining experience with several restaurants inspired by traditional Mallorcan and Spanish culture.
There’s also the magnificent Arabella multicultural spa, one of the largest in the Mediterranean, which includes a splendid heated indoor pool, Turkish baths, Finnish saunas, an Egyptian octagonal heated salt pool and even ice caves.
Enjoy a laid back holiday with lots of sunshine, quality time by the pool and fantastic Mediterranean cuisine.
4. Marbella Club, Andalusia
Considered one of Spain’s leading villa complexes, this luxurious beachfront hotel is located between Marbella and Puerto Banús, on the southeast coast of Spain.
Inspired by traditional Andalusian ‘cortijos’, the hotel captivates with its gleaming white exterior enveloping detailed blue tiling and high arched walkways, creating an immaculate oasis.
The establishment offers a wellness program that combines physical activity and healthy local food with nutritional advice and rejuvenating cosmetic treatments.
5. Belmond La Residencia, Majorca
Set in wonderfully tranquil rural surroundings, the Belmond La Residencia Hotel is a snapshot of the holiday habits of Europe’s elite aristocracies and as such one of the best places to stay on the island of Majorca.
In addition to its rustic rooms and suites, this elegant hotel has an art gallery with more than 800 works by artists who lived and worked nearby.
His restaurant El Olivo is considered one of the best in Spain… and as IF this wasn’t enough, La Residencia also offers high-end spa and beauty treatments, as well as personal tennis trainers.
6. Finca Serena, Majorca
After entering the resort, you will be greeted by a pleasant scent of local cypresses and lemon trees that will welcome you to the heart of the island of Mallorca.
Wellness is Finca Serena’s main focus – yoga, meditation, outdoor tai chi, scenic jogging and horseback riding. You can even attend a cooking demonstration with the hotel’s chef and taste the delicious cuisine of the island.
7. BLESS Hotel, Ibiza
Located in the north of Ibiza, this 5-star paradise nestles atop a cliff above the unspoilt beach of Cala Nova, offering relaxed experiences and services.
The quiet northern part of the island is the perfect place for those looking for a relaxing getaway away from the main town and bustling nightlife. This part of Ibiza is a hidden pocket full of secret beaches, luminous Mediterranean forests and picturesque lighthouses.
8. Can Faustino, Menorca
Nestled on the west coast of the island of Menorca and in the historic center of Ciudadela, this boutique hotel offers quaint hotel rooms, three luxurious suites and a spacious villa, all revealing the precious history of the building through details architectural.
The hotel’s Fuego Restaurant serves a delicious and healthy Mediterranean menu. Just around the corner, there’s a captivating medieval cathedral that adorns the hotel’s pools and charming rooftops.
9. Cap Rocat, Majorca
An imposing 19th-century fortress has been beautifully renovated into a charming adults-only boutique cave hotel overlooking the Bay of Palma.
Set on 88 acres along the coastline, Cap Rocat Mallorca is an impressive property offering stunning rooms and suites, a selection of magical restaurants, a private rocky beach and a salt-water pool.
10. Nobu Hotel, Ibiza
Each Balearic island has its own fascinating identity. Known as the White Island, Ibiza shines with an intriguing combination of boho-chic nightlife and high-end luxury. Located in Talamanca Bay, the 5-star Nobu Ibiza Bay Hotel breathes fresh air into the island’s luxury hotel scene.
Imagine your waiter delivering a bright and colorful cocktail to your suite overlooking the Mediterranean or in a lounge bar by an infinity pool. As the sun goes down, grab a drink before going out or hang out at the resort’s bars for upbeat beats and a delightful atmosphere.